• Pino Papaluca: Italy's anti-mafia Forrest Gump

    By on April 6, 2011
    Italy carries pain in its DNA. Its heroes died for national unity, for liberation from fascism and from the Germans during world war two. Today those fighting the mafia continue to die. Pino Papaluca, barber-turned-marathon runner, decided to run 30 km a day across the whole of Italy in memory of each and every one
  • Brief status of sign language in Europe

    By on Oct. 15, 2010
    A great number of languages exist within Europe – over two hundred in fact! Twenty-three of these are official languages of the EU; next to these national languages are many regional and minority languages. In addition to these are sign languages, whoich have had their first official 'deaf week 2010' in Berlin in September